a.k.a. hard mint, soft mint

In cryptocurrency lingo, to "mint" an NFT means to generate it or make it. Similar to minting money, the mint in this case refers to the digital token. For example: “It was a hard mint, meaning the token cannot be changed, as opposed to a soft mint, meaning the token is changeable.” 

See also : NFT  blockchain  
NetLingo Classification: Online Jargon